Jacksonville

Carla Harris tells Jacksonville women: Be bold to succeed

Women business leaders need to be boldly authentic, said Carla Harris, a senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley who used story telling and even a little gospel singing to...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 6:10pm

Pattillo Construction building $2.1 million expansion for Tucker Rocky in Jacksonville

The Pattillo Construction Corp. will build a $2.1 million expansion for Tucker Rocky at Westside Industrial Park. The contractor pulled a building permit yesterday for the...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 4:29pm

DataSavers lands government contract

DataSavers Inc., an information management company in Jacksonville, was recently awarded a U.S. Treasury contract worth more than $4.5 million. DataSavers handles records...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 4:21pm

Editorial: The One Spark bus is worth getting on

Heard around town this week: “I didn’t go to One Spark last year, but it sounds interesting. I’m going to be there this year.” As we close in on One Spark version 2.0,...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 4:18pm

After partnership goes sour, Jacksonville candy shop Sweet Pete's is breaking up

The dramatic breakup of an iconic Jacksonville candy company will air on national television tonight. Sweet Pete's, the all-natural confectioner in Springfield, will be featured...

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am

Deutsche approved for international branch in Jacksonville

German banking giant Deutsche Bank received approval from the Florida Office of Financial Regulation on March 27 to set up an international agency branch in Jacksonville.  The...

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am

Integrated Construction building $4 million senior care facility in N.C.

Integrated Construction of Jacksonville has won a contract to build a $4 million assisted living facility in Raeford, N.C. The facility will have 75 beds in 34,558 square feet....

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am

St. Augustine couple ordered to pay up in forex scheme

A federal court in North Carolina has ordered Gary and Brenda Martin of St. Augustine to pay $5.76 million in civil penalties for defrauding customers through a retail foreign...

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am

Jax PR firm hires former attorney turned ESPN reporter, author

A well-placed job ad helped recruit Kristi Dosh to Reputation Ink's public relations and content marketing firm as  vice president of public relations. “Kristi’s story is...

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am

Florida one step closer to virtual medical treatment

Despite concerns from some lawmakers about out-of-state physicians, a Senate committee Tuesday approved a bill (SB 1646) aimed at increasing the use of telemedicine in...

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am

Contract term extended for LSI as part of group splitting $33M

Jacksonville-based LSI Inc. is one of nine training companies that has had its contract term extended by the U.S. Navy, the Pentagon said Tuesday. The companies all provide...

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am

MountainStar co-firm explains western expansion

MountainStar Capital, a private equity firm in Ponte Vedra Beach,  has expanded its operations to Vail, Colo., where one of its executives has vacationed most of his life. “We...

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am

Exec: St. Johns more aggressive than Jacksonville in wooing 'Project Panther'

It was after 5 p.m. on a Friday when an Orlando commercial real estate broker reached out to Melissa Glasgow, the economic development director in St. Johns County. Paul Partyka,...

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am

Lockheed's F-35 makes first night flight

An F-35A training pilot took off last week for the joint strike fighter’s first night training sortie, Defense News reports. An Air Force official says the service previously...

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am

Bold new Taco Bell ad: Even Ronald McDonald likes our breakfast

Taco Bell takes direct aim at McDonald’s Corp. in a new advertisement. California-based Taco Bell first fired a shot at the burger chain in October when David Novak, CEO of...

Jacksonville Business News  3/28/14 8:40am

Investors dump shares of Body Central by the millions, driving price below $1 per share

Investors continue to lose faith in Body Central Corp., dumping shares of the Jacksonville-based retailer’s stock by the millions and sending its price share on a downward...

Jacksonville Business News  3/28/14 8:39am